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Reid at work on the River Stage performing at the annual Logansport River City Fest, LA. It's a beautiful location with the main stage constructed above the Sabine River (state boundary separating Texas from Louisiana). SHOUT OUT to Steve from Landry and Company for the great sound systems every year.

Reid with 96th Test Wing Vice Commander Colonel Joseph Augustine. Reid had the privilege to sing the National Anthem at the National Disabled Employment Awareness Month Lunch and Learn at Luke's Place, Eglin AFB.  Thank you Program Manager Ms. Tanquer Dyer, and Ms. Diana Brown for inviting Reid.

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For recording artist, actor, and performer Reid Soria, Autism Sings is the culmination of years spent overcoming the odds.  Diagnosed with autism at the age of 3, Reid was never expected to be able to communicate or connect with the world around him.  Now an adult, Reid has channeled his talents and sheer grit into an unprecedented story of hope.  And in finding his own voice, Reid has found a new voice for autism and is communicating and connecting beyond what was once considered possible.  Follow the story and become a part of the dream.        When words fail, Autism Sings!

--Autism Sings, 2014--

Wow!! Reid rockin' out the main stage at the DeKalb County VFW Fair in Fort Payne, AL with two sets. What a great venue !! The folks were  awesome! Special SHOUT OUT  to Dan Patterson of Patterson's Music for the great sound equipment and his personal help.

BIG thanks to VFW Post 3128 Commander Eric Dudash who made us feel at home. Eric now serves his  community as he served our country during his many years of military service and is an example to us all. He also invited Reid to come back in September 2022. Thanks, brother. See you then!

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Reid rocking out the main stage at the  Annual Beauregard Parish Fair in DeRidder, LA. Great show and great Fair!  SHOUT OUTs to Nelly and Dylan of FRONT PORCH PICK'N for their personal attention and for providing the the sound. And thank you Ms. Allen for asking Reid to come back for the October, 2022 edition of the Fair. See you there.

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"Imagine the Possibilities,"  Reid's debut CD, is available for sale! 

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Reid as Freddy Mercury doing Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody  at the Dreamcatchers Vocal Performance Studio Anything Goes show, Destin FL. Got a Standing O !!!! BIG SHOUT OUTs to Caroline and Stephanie.

Newest  Booking:  The South Arkansas  Historical Preservation Society's 31st Annual Mayhaw Festival,   El Dorado, AR , 11AM May 6, 2023

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May 2022

Reid with Jonathan from Pinky's Shave Ice. Really super great shave ice !! Hope Jonathan is back next year.

Singing for the City"s "Wreaths Across America" ceremony at Beal Cemetery, Fort Walton Beach.

Reid performed two  setsat the 2022 River City Fest, Logansport, LA.  Lots of good folks, vendors, and friends came out to the event.  Thank you Kathi Wells, River City Fest Committee,for inviting Reid to perform at this year's Fest. It was great fun and great live entertainment. Thank you for inviting Reid to return and perform at next's years (April or May 2023) River City Fest. See you then!

Thank you to Brad Burnette, Dana, and AMVETs Post 78 Commnader Rick McKern for inviting Reid to sing for their annual AMVETs 4 Autism Poker Run today. We love being a part of this great event and we've been invited back again next year. What a great way to support the autism community, AMVETs!

The 96th Test Wing (Eglin AFB, FL) Vice Commander Colonel Joseph Augustine with Reid (helicopter enthusiast) during a helicopter tour at Duke Field, FL. An experienced  helicopter test pilot, the colonel graciously  guided Reid on a tour of several helicopters. The tour only served to increase Reid's fondness for the MH-139 Grey Wolf (shown pictured). Thank you Colonel Augustine for your service and for the tour and Ms. Celeste Washington for the tour arrangements.

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                                                    EVENTS

Reid has a very busy schedule!


He has  regular recurring weekly rehearsals for upcoming performances and musicals.


Confirmed 2022 performance schedule below.


See PRESS KIT tab (top of page) for numerous previous Engagements / Bookings.


2022


March

27th - 41st Cherry Blossom Festival, 11:15 AM, Conyers, GA

28th - Static Helicopter tour, 1 PM, Duke Field, FL


April

2nd - AMVETS Poker Run After-Party , 3:30 PM, Valparaiso, FL

9th - River City Fest, 3 PM, Main River Stage, Logansport, LA

15th - Fred Astaire Studios Spring Showcase, 7 PM, Civic Center, Fort Walton Beach, FL

30th - Annual Anchor of Hope Awareness Festival, 11 AM, Forsyth, GA


May

7th - The South Arkansas  Preservation Society Mayhaw Festival, 11 AM, El Dorado, AR

13th - Relay For Life of the Emerald Coast,6: 30PM, Mullet Festival Grounds, Niceville FL

15th - Dreamcatchers Vocal Studios "Anything Goes" Show, 3 PM, Shoreline Church, Destin FL

20th -  Starks Mayhaw Festival, 5 PM,Highway 12 and Highway 109, Starks, LA

27- 28th -  Family Cafe 2022, Two performances, Friday 27 May - 11 AM / Saturday 28 May - 2:30 PM, Hyatt Regency Orlando, FL

29th - Memorial Day Celebration, 6:45 PM, Harborwalk Village Main Stage, Destin, FL

30th - City Memorial  Day Ceremony, TBD, Beal Cemetery, Fort Walton Beach, FL


June

2nd - All American Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Harborwalk Village Main Stage, Destin, FL

9th - All American Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Harborwalk Village Main Stage, Destin, FL

16th - All American Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Harborwalk Village Main Stage, Destin, FL

23rd - All American Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Harborwalk Village Main Stage, Destin, FL

30th - All American Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Harborwalk Village Main Stage, Destin, FL


July

7th - All American Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Harborwalk Village Main Stage, Destin, FL

14th - All American Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Harborwalk Village Main Stage, Destin, FL

21st - All American Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Harborwalk Village Main Stage, Destin, FL

28th - All American Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Harborwalk Village Main Stage, Destin, FL


August

4th - All American Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Harborwalk Village Main Stage, Destin, FL

11th - All American Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Harborwalk Village, Destin, FL

13th - (Tentative) Hope Watermelon Festival, TBD, Hope, AR


September

24th - Pyramid Inc.'s musical Production ofAnnie Junior, TBD, Civic Auditorium, Fort Walton Beach, FL

26th - DeKalb County VFW Fair, 7 PM, Fort Payne, AL

30th - Hahira Honeybee Festival Fish Fry, 5 PM, Hahira, GA


October

1st - St. Tammany Parish Fair, TBD, Covington, LA

TBD - Beauregard Parish Fair, TBD, DeRidder, LA

8th - 50th Old Fashioned Square Gathering, TBD, Ozark, AR


November

11th - City Veteran's  Day Ceremony, 11 AM, Beal Memorial Cemetery, Fort Walton Beach, FL

11th - Veteran's Day Celebration, 4 PM, Harborwalk Main Stage, Destin. FL


December

TBD - Wreaths Across America, TBD, Beal Memorial Cemetery, Fort Walton Beach, FL


2023

March
TBD - (Tentative) 42nd Cherry Blossom Festival, TBD, Conyers, GA


April
TBD - AMVETS Poker Run After-Party , 3:30 PM, Valparaiso, FL

TBD - River City Fest, TBD, Logansport, LA

29th - Annual Anchor of Hope Awareness Festival, TBD, Day Spring Presbyterian Church, Forsyth, GA


May

6th - The South Arkansas  Preservation Society's 31st Annual Mayhaw Festival, 11AM, El Dorado, AR

Reid sings the National Anthem at the city-wide Wreaths Across America Ceremony at Beal Memorial Cemetery on Dec 18th.  The keynote speaker was Eglin AFB 96th Test Wing Commander BGen. Scott Cain. Also shown in the photo is event organizer, US Army veteran, community patriot, and restauranteur, Tom Rice.

Reid on stage at the Annual Autism Festival in Forsyth, GA. Thank you to  Executive Director Carrie Owen and Mr. and Mrs Harbin (founders) for inviting Reid the past few years and for inviting him back in 2023. Thanks, Ed for the great sounds.

Reid on the BancCorp South Stage of the 2021 edition of the Hope Watermelon Festival, Hope AR.   Shout Outto Ms. Becky Moore for inviting Reid to perform and for inviting him back in 2022.  Also a Shout Out to Jerome of Nighthawk Band Productions for the great sounds. Before his performance Reid had an opportunity to take a selfie with Miss Watermelon Festival Queen 2021,  Riley.

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Reid on The Harborwalk main stage in Destin during one of his summer weekly All American Thursdays Performances. Big SHOUT OUTs to Sean for the great sounds and to the rest of the Harborwalk team.  Reid has been invited back for the summer of 2022. Thanks  Ms. Gayle!

Reid singing for the First Friday Camden (AR) Market. We appreciate the support provided by the First Friday team, especially Ms. Young and Ms. Kaur, for inviting Reid. A special thank you to the Robertson Family for making Reid's performance possible.

Reid at the 41st Cherry Blossom Festival in Conyers, GA. We would like to give a BIG shout outs to Festival Director Jill Miller, entertainment lead Dawn Tanner CEP, and Randy Miller (pictured with Reid) for their continuing extraordinary support. Thank you Ms. Libra for assistance with the RV parking. Thanks for inviting Reid. Looking forward to 2023. Also a SHOUT out to Mark Joseph of Sound Solutions for always providing the great sounds!

Reid sings God Bless the USA at the 20th Anniversary Commemoration of  9/11 event organized by the Fort Walton Beach Police Department.

If you haven't been to Hahira, GA, you don't know what you have been missing. We stayed at a beautiful RV Park on Hwy 41 named Cain's Creekside RV Park and it was serene and beautiful. And the Pizza delivery from "Down Home Pizza" was quick and the pizza was awesome. But the Honeybee Festival itself was incredible! What a festival! Organizer's Charley and Lana (pictured with Reid) did a great job of making the many vendors and visitors feel at home. SHOUT OUT to Wendy Hart for the sound equipment and his personal attention. Thank you Charley and Lana for inviting Reid back in 2022. We are looking forward to seeing you and Hahira again.

"...he is so versatile with his song selections which makes him perfect for almost any venue, which is unusual to find in a performer." 

Caroline Majure   Dreamcatchers Vocal Performance Studio

Under the Gazebo for the 49th Annual Old Fashioned Square Gathering at Ozark, AR. What a great time and great folks.  Special SHOUT OUT to Robbin Roble for taking care of the music and sounds. Also would like to thank the Ozark Mainstreet team for inviting Reid to return for 2022

Reid with author Ryan Quick. Ryan has written two books and is working on his third. Good Luck!

Left: Reid poses with the banner on the main stage of the South Arkansas Historical Preservation Society's Mayhaw Festival poster prior to his stage performance.

Right: Reid and Preservation Society Executive Director and Mayhaw Festival organizer Steve Biernacki after Reid's Performance.

Big SHOUT OUTs to the staff of the Historical Preservation Society staff and volunteers for a putting on a great event. What a great service you provide your community. Thank you to inviting Reid back for 2023.  

Also a SHOUT to Terry Frisch and Tommy Hannah for the great sound system support.  And big thanks to Mr. Byron Winn and Dean Brooks Walthall of the South Arkansas Community College who were instrumental in helping Reid and Steve team up.

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